Daily Archives: 22 Sep 2016

Shameful Partisan Pastors

Pastors have no business endorsing any politician.  They also have no business pretending that their particular candidate has anything remotely messianic about himself or herself.  And they certainly have no business suggesting that a serial adulterer and con man is … Continue reading

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Betty Shelby Has Been Charged With First Degree Manslaughter

Justice. Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have filed first-degree manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street.  District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed the charges Thursday against officer Betty Shelby, who shot … Continue reading

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A Look At The Inner Workings of the Mind of NT Wright…

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Jerome Zanchi (1516–90) and the Analysis of Reformed Scholastic Christology

A new volume from V&R which the good folk there have been kind enough to send along for review. This is a study of the Christology of Jerome Zanchi (1516–90). Scholars have examined aspects of his theology, but no one has … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books, Church History

The Bee Stings the PCUSA, and the UMC to Boot

According to sources, local Presbyterian Church (USA) minister Reverend Michael Bernstein has been preaching to a completely empty building since sometime in the fall of 1993, when the last remaining church member officially left the congregation.  “No one’s had the heart … Continue reading

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This is Absolutely True

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The Lutherans Satirize the Pentebabbleists

Posted in Humor, Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

Prize and study the Scripture. We can have no delight in meditation on him unless we know him, and we cannot know him but by the means of his own revelation. When the revelation is despised, the revealer will be … Continue reading

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Denying Her Voice: The Figure of Miriam in Ancient Jewish Literature

Newly published by V&R.  It’s a bit outside my area but I think it will be mind-expanding.  More on it in due course once I’ve reviewed it.

Posted in Book Review, Books, Modern Culture

You’ve Made it When they Want To Burn You and Your Sermons for Real

It happened to Spurgeon.  Maybe, one day….  The good Lord willing…. Keeping it classy down in Bama back in the day…

Posted in Church History, Modern Culture

An Archivist has Rediscovered John Knox’s Bible- Maybe…

Experts believe a unidentified bible held by Glasgow University may have belonged to John Knox – a founding father of the Protestant Reformation.  The large Old Testament, which is printed in Hebrew and Latin, was published in 1546 in Switzerland. … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Oskar Farner: In Memoriam

Oskar Farner was the author of a 4 volume biography of Huldrych Zwingli and one of the editors of the rightly famed Corpus Reformatorum edition of Zwingli’s works.  He was born on 22 September, 1884 and since it’s his birthiversary, … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Modern Culture, Zwingli